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5 Types of Dental Veneers

Veneers can be an efficient solution to address discoloration, large gaps between teeth, smaller tooth size and minor chips. In the process, veneers even out and brighten your smile through a series of thin shells applied to the front of your existing teeth. Depending on the procedure, a set of porcelain or resin-composite veneers are…

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How Do Cracked Teeth Occur?

Our teeth are durable, allowing us to bite and chew solid foods but are not indestructible. Swift or sharp forces can cause damage and gradual erosion may occur from grinding and tooth decay. In these instances, as well as after root canal treatments and dental fillings, your teeth can crack. Cracks are the primary cause…

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Is Charcoal Good For Oral Health?

Activated charcoal has taken the beauty world by storm. This ingredient is now present in many facial cleansers, scrubs, masks and more recently, toothpaste. While activated charcoal has supposed whitening properties and may seem like a gentler alternative to other chemical-based whitening solutions, it can be abrasive. Before trying activated charcoal toothpaste, here’s what you…

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How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home Safely

While many people want to have pearly white teeth, not every patient is a candidate for in-office teeth whitening. For those with issues like sensitivity, over-the-counter products can be more beneficial. Professional guidance is recommended to ensure the treatments do not cause tooth damage or result in pain. Whitening treatments can reduce the gradual yellowing…

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Implants vs. Dentures: Which Solution Is Right for You?

When you need to have multiple teeth replaced, your dentist may present two options: A set of dentures or a series of implants. About Each Solution Dentures are a removable solution made from synthetic material or metal. They act as a substitute for teeth in the upper or lower jaw and some of the gum…

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